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Englishman among gangsters

W.L Holmes

Englishman among gangsters

by W.L Holmes

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Published by Jenkins in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Crime and criminals -- United States,
  • Police -- United States.

  • Edition Notes

    The author"s initials are given as L.W. on the cover.

    Statementby W.L. Holmes.
    SeriesHerbert Jenkins" Book
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHV7914 H6
    The Physical Object
    Pagination312 p. :
    Number of Pages312
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18910578M

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